{ "article": {"id":10971807767,"title":"Museum Worthy","created_at":"2018-07-06T15:42:09-07:00","body_html":"The exterior of the Pasadena Art Museum (now the Norton Simon Museum), designed by the architecture firm Ladd and Kelsey, is clad in a skin of Heath tiles that echoes the color of the surrounding San Gabriel Mountains.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe undulating exterior is comprised of 5x15 tiles, stacked vertically. To create the highly variable color and finish, Edith experimented with layering different glazes of various melting points, to create a dynamic, eruptive texture, ultimately named Volcano. The museum was completed in 1969 and it garnered Edith the Industrial Arts Medal from the AIA for excellence in beauty.","blog_id":5975834657,"author":"Eric Lam","user_id":6965788705,"published_at":"2018-07-06T15:41:00-07:00","updated_at":"2018-07-06T15:42:52-07:00","summary_html":"","template_suffix":"json","handle":"museum-worthy","tags":"","image":{"created_at":"2018-07-06T15:42:09-07:00","alt":"","width":1360,"height":904,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2116\/7717\/articles\/Installation_Inspiration_Historic_04.jpg?v=1530916929"}}, "metafields": {"credits":"Design: Ladd and Kelsey", "image_caption":"Photo: Courtesy of the Brian & Edith Heath Foundation/Environmental Design Archives,
University of California, Berkeley", "suptitle":"Tile Inspiration"} }